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Ada Issue 4 is Live!

Congratulations to special issue editors Bryce Peake and Karen Estlund on the launch of Ada, Issue 4: Publication and Its Discontents: Peer Review, Publishing, and the Politics of the Open. The issue features an incredible collection of articles on the state of publishing today. Tweet it, Facebook it… but most importantly, read it! We are also pleased to announce that our next issue,…

Feminist Works

By Julie Levin Russo, Research Associate, Mount Holyoke College / Five College Women’s Studies Research Center What’s at stake in the turn to “labor” as a keyword in media studies? Several people who have encountered my current project on queer female fan production have asked me that question, and I do intersect this theme from at least two directions. In…

Women’s Laborers Transitioning and Reskilling through Digital Divides

What we learn from the juxtaposition of contexts from the Varied Geographical and Socio-cultural Contexts by Radhika Gajjala This article addresses ‘transition’ within a variety of contexts wherein subjectivities are negotiated at the intersection of age, gender, technology, and hierarchies of literacies and skills called for by a globalization that is shaped by transnational corporations and their need for cheap…